Apogean
Apogean Ap`o*ge"an, a. Connected with the apogee; as, apogean (neap) tides, which occur when the moon has passed her apogee. [1913 Webster]

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  • apogean — adjective relating to or characteristic of an apogee apogean tides occur when the moon is at the apogee of its orbit • Pertains to noun: ↑apogee • Derivationally related forms: ↑apogee …   Useful english dictionary

  • apogean — adjective see apogee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apogean — See apogee. * * * …   Universalium

  • apogean — adj. referring to the point at which the moon in its orbit is farthest from the sun; highest, most distant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apogean — ap·o·ge·an …   English syllables

  • apogean tidal current — a tidal current of decreased speed occurring monthly as the result of the Moon being in apogee (the point in the orbit of the Moon farthest from the Earth) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • apogean tide — a tide of decreased range occurring monthly as the result of the Moon being in apogee (the point in the orbit of the Moon farthest from the Earth) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Прилив — (apogean tide)Apogean tide, приливная волна, вызываемая приливообразующими силами, когда Луна находится в своем апогее или самом дальнем расстоянии от Земли на своей орбите. Лунное гравитационное притяжение вызывает у берегов суши периодические… …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Apogaic — Ap o*ga ic, a. [Gr. ? far from the earth.] Apogean. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apogeal — Ap o*ge al, a. (Astron.) Apogean. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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